Author Archives: Andy Lewis

About Andy Lewis

Andy is an author, pastor, and musician who lives in Santa Cruz California. Currently he serves as lead pastor at Faith Community Church in Santa Cruz

And Another Thing About Real Community

You know what I’ve come to realize after 25 years of pastoral ministry? Many of us fail to really connect within a community of any kind, let alone a community of faith, because we’ve been co-opted by the philosophy of … Continue reading

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Real Connections

I could pick a lot of great moments out of this last weekend in the life of Faith Community Church. We just wrapped up our sixth annual all-church campout, and just like every year it was filled with many memorable … Continue reading

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Comparisons

Last Sunday I had the opportunity to preach at Elevation Church here in Santa Cruz. I spoke about the worthlessness of comparisons, and there was this one quote I wanted to use but didn’t have room to insert it into … Continue reading

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On Any Given Sunday

Yesterday I got to experience more of the kingdom of God. While one of the people on the preaching team at our church spoke at Faith Community Church, I spoke at my buddy’s church. My friend Chuckk Gerwig from Elevation … Continue reading

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Liberty

“Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it.” John Adams – founding father and 2nd President of the United States of America

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Favorite Things

I have a much longer list of favorite things but it would probably bore you to tell you all of them, so allow me share with you three of my most recent experiences of my favorite things – experiences that … Continue reading

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Is Santa Cruz Broken Or Beautiful!?

Last week my wife and I took a walk through Arana Gulch, down from our home to the Lighthouse. It’s a beautiful walk. As we made our way toward the lighthouse we had to jump out of the way to … Continue reading

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